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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863; Smith, Henry, 1788-1851. Republic of Texas promissory note for $50 - Front. November 13, 1837. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 26, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/738/show/736.

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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863; Smith, Henry, 1788-1851. (November 13, 1837). Republic of Texas promissory note for $50 - Front. Early Texas Documents. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/738/show/736

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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863; Smith, Henry, 1788-1851, Republic of Texas promissory note for $50 - Front, November 13, 1837, Early Texas Documents, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 26, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/738/show/736.

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Title Republic of Texas promissory note for $50
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
  • Smith, Henry, 1788-1851
Date November 13, 1837
Description Republic of Texas promissory note for $50, No. 81. An Act of Congress of 12 June 1837 authorized the issuance of $500,000 in promissory notes, of various denominations, bearing a rate of ten percent interest, and payable one year from the date of issue. Initially, the notes were printed, and were known as "star money" because of the five-pointed star on the face. Later series of the notes were printed from engraved plates.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846
  • Texas--History--To 1846
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
  • Smith, Henry, 1788-1851
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • financial records
Type (DCMI)
  • Image, Text
Original Item Location ID 1973-001, Box 2, Folder 72
Original Collection Early Texas Documents Collection
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Front
Format (IMT)
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File Name eatex_201210_0315_001.jpg